Sweet Potato Salad

Struggling to relate this post to Columbus Day (or Annapolis Sailboat Show) weekend, I typed “Columbus Sweet Potato” into Google…and got the following history of the sweet potato.  I shouldn’t be surprised; I knew it was a great cruising recipe because sweet potatoes store well and are found in most parts of the world where…

New Orleans Wop Salad

Laissez les bon temps rouler as our Mardi Gras celebration continues! Your Galley Pirates have debated for weeks what to do about this recipe; whether to be bravely authentic and, we think, culturally and historically enriching, or to trim to the winds of political correctness.  In New Orleans, this has traditionally been known as “Wop…

Spinach, Pear & Gorgonzola Salad

This is a great salad any time of year. It can stand on its own as a meal with all your necessary food groups…bacon, spinach greens, walnuts, pears, pomegranate seeds and gorgonzola. Did I get your attentions now? Yum!